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    Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena expects Team New Zealand to come up with something 'different' in its new boat to defend the America's Cup

    Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena expects Team New Zealand to come up with something 'different' in its new boat to defend the America's Cup


    The Italian has been observing the defender's first boat Te Aihe being put through its paces on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour, and says it's pleasing there's nothing surprising with it.

    Team New Zealand is expected to be the last team to unveil its boat to defend the Auld Mug with the three challengers likely to unveil their second boats within the next week.

    Sirena has no doubt the Kiwis will unveil something special.

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